!: BURY ME DEEP – Megan Abbott: Crime novel that has earned a number of nominations. The Edgar by the Mystery Writers of America, an Anthony for best paperback original, Macavity for best mystery novel, a Barry, Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist, and the 2010 Hammett Prize by the International Association of Crime Writers.
2: THE LAST HUNT – Milton Lott: a novel built around the destruction of the great buffalo herds. From 1954.
3: STAR SURGEON – Alan E. Nourse: 1959, a science fiction novel about an alien that dares to be a doctor in a human dominated future.
4: QUARRY’S LIST – Max Allan Collins: 1976, the second of the Quarry novels about the hit man that has retired. But they won’t let him.
5: Hunt Among The Killers of Men – Gabriel Hunt(David J. Schow): the fifth book in the adventure series.